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A ghost ship is found adrift in the ocean and hauled to shore for salvage, where a horrific discovery is made, sparking rumors and mystery persisting to this day.
A young man helps an old friend cross the threshold to the great beyond, and the fairies, birds and flowers celebrate a new day.
Death and Satan discuss their roles on earth and in the lives of mankind, and they vie for the life and soul of Emperor Nero.
An abused, cast-out, sick and deformed child, who has all but lost hope, experiences a miraculous transformation on the day of Christ's birth.
A newly married man with child, living a quiet reserved life, begins to envy the seemingly exciting bachelor life of his old friend who comes to visit.
Ever passed up a golden 'opportunity' and then wondered long afterward whether you made the right choice? You'll be able to relate to the character in this classic short story.
Robert Louis Stevenson takes the occurrence of sea fog and turns it into a sublime descriptive masterpiece, etching an indelible everlasting memory on the mind of the reader.
A young minister accompanies a missionary to visit a Scottish immigrant family of settlers in the remote far up marshes of Northern Manitoba in the late 1800's.
In this classic short by Gilbert Parker, Canadian pioneering mountain man drives away his wife and then struggles with the life threatening injury and illness of his only son, who teeters on the edge...
A wife and mother burdened with the cares of her life, receives a visit from a stranger that changes everything for her.
Classic short story about the innocence of children and the joy they bring, by Honore de Balzac .
The title is sarcastic, since the guardian angel in this humorous story is more like a self-serving avenger, exacting joyous payback for wrongs committed against him.
An inquest is convened to solve a crime, and a witness is summoned to attest to the circumstances surrounding a very mysterious death.
Classic short story about a young man in love with a vision.
A few feathery flakes are scattered widely through the air, and hover downward with uncertain flight, now almost alighting on the earth, now whirled again aloft ...